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Iraqi Rock Band UTN1 Revisits An Old Favorite! @HASSANUTN1 @UTN1_Band

In the seventies Iraqi singer was the singing bird of his era…but one Iraqi band wanted to bring back this artists’ hits from those easy times. So UTN1 band dropped a new song cover voiced by them with new musical ...

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Vintage! When Ahmed Mounib Met Mounir And Dalida

There are many authentic voices in Egyptian traditional music, bu there are few of those voices coming from Southern Egypt, the land of music at every corner. Right now we have Mohammed Mounir representing that tradition–he is mostly great. Mounir ...

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Deceased: Lebanese Musician Melhem Barakat Passes Away At 71

Celebrated firebrand Lebanese singer Melhem Barakat passed away Friday after struggling with illness. He was 71. The respected singer and music composer, who launched his career in the 60s, kept making hits for over 50 years. But recently according to ...

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Six Legendary Singers Who Released Awful Songs

Om Kulthom is the name in Arabic music that no one dares to speak ill of, she is a legend and has been so in life and death. The Egyptian diva has given us Arabs many wonderful songs and stories ...

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Great Edited Songs You’ve Probably Never Heard Before

The finished product of a song might be different than the original draft. Amr Diab relases so many songs and so many hits, it makes it different to keep track of them. But the king of Arabic pop does often ...

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Kadim Al Sahir “The Book of Love” An Album For The Books! @kademalsaher @PlatinumRecords

It’s hard to imagine an artist giving his best, finest and most sophisticated album 30 years into their career. But I believe Iraqi musician Kadim Al Sahir just did it and did it so well. As he released his big ...

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The Time Souad Hosny Sang For India

Here’s an old song from a TV show starring Souad Hosny that pays homage to India, its music and its charm. “Indian is the land of wonders” is the title and it was part of the popular  show “Hiya we ...

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Kadim Al Sahir Churns Another Epic Nizar Qabbani Song “Eid Al Ashaq”

Here’s a winning combination that has never failed us in Arabic music Poem/lyrics by Syrian poet Nizar Qabanni, the music and voice of Iraqi musician Kadem Al Saher and you have a sure classic hit that will have a longer ...

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The Evolution of Reham Abdel Hakim

The year was  1999 and Arabia was ready to watch a TV drama about the legendary Umm Kulthum The show was a huge hit and a cultural phenomena worthy of the late legendary Egyptian singer. The casting team needed a ...

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The Cheerful Ladies Of The Golden Cinema Days!

There was glamour, magic, innocence and mass culture was not the focus. This is the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s in Egypt when cinema made people believe in love and romance. There was some serious beauties and some classy emotionally crippled ...

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